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2022 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon
2022 OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon
May 7, 2022

OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon

Saturday, May 7, 2022


You could say the City of Indianapolis is a little obsessed with fast races and massive sporting events. On Saturday, May 7, 2022, 30,000+ runners, joggers, walkers, and wheelchair racers will take over the streets of downtown Indianapolis for The Greatest Spectacle in Running - the Indy Mini.

This epic race starts in the heart of downtown Indianapolis – with an IndyCar driver leading off each wave in a pace car that will start the Indy 500 later that month. The flat, fast course is packed with hundreds of the nicest volunteers you’ll ever meet and nearly 500 course entertainers.

What makes the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon even more special is that the course includes a lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (you know, home of the Indy 500). As participants reach the Speedway’s Yard of Bricks, many will stop to kneel and kiss the bricks - because we love a good tradition. Keep your eyes open, because you never know who you'll see at the Yard of Bricks encouraging participants, from American running hero, Frank Shorter, to Indy 500 racing legends.

Named America’s Best Half Marathon of the Decade by the BibRave 100 and “America’s Most Iconic Races” by Runners World, each year the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon attracts participants from all 50 states and 15+ countries around the world.

2022 Marks the 46th Running of the Indy Mini

Within its history, countless stories have emerged around the heart-pounding excitement of the Indy Mini. From United States Olympians Frank Shorter and Meb Keflezighi, to participants setting World Records, to the six people that have completed every Mini-Marathon, to the one million Hoosiers that have participated to date, the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon is a beloved tradition.

Race Highlights

  • The half marathon course starts and finishes in Downtown Indianapolis
  • The Indy Mini course includes a lap around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s famed 2.5-mile oval track
  • Timed Half Marathon on a USA Track & Field certified course
  • Nearly 100 entertainment acts lining the course
  • Start Line and Finish Line within walking distance of downtown Indy hotels

  • 11 Water Stations and 5 Gatorade Endurance Formula Stations (known Pit Stations) along the course and at the start and finish line
  • Free Post Race Party, featuring free entertainment stage, free massage, and bottle of chocolate milk at the American Dairy Association Refuel and Rejuvenation Area, Family Reunion Area, Mini-Marathon merchandise, and more!
  • Looking for even more mileage? Check out our Challenges!

Looking for Another Distance or a challenge?

Register for a 2022 500 Festival Challenge or the Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K!

Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K
5,000 runners and walkers will meet their fitness goals and have a lot of fun in the Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K. The 5K race is held the same day as the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon and the course weaves throughout downtown Indianapolis. While the course is shorter, the experience of the Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K is just as rich. The race uses the same start line and finish line as the #IndyMini, includes tons of entertainment along the route, and the incomparable Post Race Party.

Register | 5K


Mini Maniac Challenge | 32.1 Miles

Mini Maniac Challenge participants will take on all 32.1 miles of the Miler Series in February, March, and April, and the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon in May. Mini Maniac participants will receive a commemorative shirt and medal in addition to the shirts and medals for the Miler Series and Mini-Marathon - a total of three shirts and medals!

Register | Mini Maniac Challenge


Mega Mini Challenge | 16.2 Miles

Mega Mini Challenge participants will conquer both the Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K and OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon on race morning. Participants who register for the challenge will receive a commemorative shirt and medal as well as shirts and medals for the Mini-Marathon and 5K!

Register | Mega Mini Challenge


Greatest Spectacle Challenge | 35.2 Miles
Participants of The Greatest Spectacle Challenge will tackle all five of the 500 Festival running events during the spring season, including the Miler Series, the Delta Dental 500 Festival 5K, and the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. Participants who register for the challenge will receive a commemorative shirt and medal as well as shirts and medals for the Miler Series, 5K, and Mini-Marathon! A total of FOUR medals and shirts!

Register | Greatest Spectacle Challenge


PLEASE NOTE: For any 500 Festival Challenge, please note that participants must be registered for the respective challenge to receive the additional challenge shirt and medal. For example, if you are registered for the Mini-Marathon and Miler Series you will not receive a Mini Maniac medal and shirt unless you are also registered for the challenge. If you would like to upgrade your registration to a challenge or if you have questions, please email raceinfo@500festival.com.

Discounts

Student Discount
The 500 Festival is happy to offer students a $10 discount to the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. Students can click here to register!
Military Discount
We would like to thank members of the military for their service and are able to extend a $10 discount to military personnel for the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon. Click here to register!

Group Opportunities

General Groups
The Indy Mini is more fun with friends and family! Greek houses, sports teams, family groups, neighborhoods, and more are some examples of who the Group Mini option is perfect for. For more information on official Indy Mini groups and discounts, please contact raceinfo@500festival.com.

Employee Wellness Challenge
The Mini-Marathon and 5K provide an opportunity for companies of all sizes to promote workplace wellness, build teamwork while offering a healthy dose of competition, and encourage company participation in the Month of May! For more information on how to add this to your current Corporate Wellness Plan, or to get your company involved, click here!

Badge Match Competition
The Badge Match Competition is designed to give badge-carrying agents from the public service sector within Indiana the opportunity to participate in the OneAmerica 500 Festival Mini-Marathon as a team. These teams compete against one another to be honored as the Badge Match Champion. To fill out team registration, click here!

Mini With A Meaning
Interested in participating on behalf of a nonprofit? Click here to view the current list of Mini with a Meaning Partners. Contact your organization of choice via the contact button to join their team! Is your non-profit organization interested in becoming an official Meaning with a Meaning partner? Click here to learn more and fill out an application form!

OneAmerica
Delta Dental
St. Francis
Meijer
WTHR
Chevy Dealers
Gatorade
Michelob Ultra
Aqua Systems
American Dairy
Planet Fitness
BCforward
Clifbar
Dole
Enterprise
ERS
Jay's Moving Company
Marathon Foto
Penske
UPS
Topcon Solutions
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